2014 Advanced Sports Chiropracticrunners Pentathlonteam Competition

2014 Advanced Sports Chiropracticrunners Pentathlonteam Competition


(3000m – 200m – 1500m – 100m – 400m/800m)

SUNDAY AUGUST 10, 2014 8:30AM-1:00PM



Presented by:



Sanctioned by USA Track & Field

Each team competes in 5 track races (in order: 3000m–200m-1500m-100m-400m/800m). With an equal mix of sprints and

distance events, sprinters and distance runnersjoin forcesto determinethe bestall-around track team.Teams consist of three runners (no alternates) that divide up the five races. Only one team member per race and every team member must enter at least one race. Each team will select a team captain to actas team contact and race assignor, choosing either the 400mor the 800m

for the team’s fifth race. Teams can be made up of runners of any age (14y/o minimum) or gender. Entry limit is 18 teams.

Races will be timedusingthe fully automatic FinishLynx Timing Systemand officiated by certified USATrack& Fieldofficials.Any questions contact Kyle Mecklenborg at r215-393-1382.

SCORING:Age-Graded Scoring. WMA’s 2006 age-graded tables measure how close an athlete comes to the world standard for their age and gender.Points are tabulated for each race (the age-graded percentage), and awards are based on the cumulative percentages for the five races. For example: An age-graded percentage of 80% in each of the five races = a total team score of

400 points. This meet presents a rare opportunity for teams comprised of any combination of men and women, young and old, to compete directly against each other on a level playing field.For a complete explanation of age-grading, along with an age-graded calculator useful for strategy and training purposes, visit:

FACILITY:Carey Stadium at Germantown Academy (340 Morris Road Fort Washington, PA 19034).

Convenient to PA Turnpike Exit #339. Six-lane 400m track (BSS 100 surface).Short spikes only (¼” max).


AWARDS:Champion Team Trophy and $100 Cash Award to the Best All-Around Track Team.

Trophies to 2nd and 3rd Place Teams. All participants will be eligible for randomprizes. Awards Ceremony will follow meet.

REGISTRATION/RESULTS:Registration is PRE-ENTRY ONLY. Enter by mailing in this registration form (along with check) or

online at fee is $50 per team if registered online or postmarked by Friday August 1st

($60 after that date). Check payable to: Greater Philadelphia Track Club. Mail bottom of form and check to: Chuck Shields

1500 Ferndale Avenue Abington, PA 19001. Registration will closeonce entry limit is reached (18 teams) or by end of day

Wednesday August 6th. Confirmation on your team’s entry and post-event results can be found at

Meet will start promptly at 8:30amRain or Shine. Check-in will begin at 7:00am.


TEAM NAME(please print clearly) ______

Runner #1: Team Captain ______Phone ______Email ______

Date of Birth ___/___/_____Age on 8/10/14 ____Gender (M/F) ___

Runner #2: Name ______Date of Birth ___/___/_____Age on 8/10/14 ____Gender (M/F) ___

Runner #3: Name ______Date of Birth ___/___/_____Age on 8/10/14 ____Gender (M/F) ___

Assign one runner to each of 5 races by filling in #1, #2, or #3andrunner’s Seed Time (ST): 3000 (#___ ; ST: ______),

200 (#___; ST: ____s), 1500 (#___; ST: _____), 100 (#___; ST: ____s),Choose: 400 (#___; ST: _____)or800 (#___; ST: _____).

We understand roster/assignments may change after your team has registered.TeamCaptain will confirm roster/assignments

no later than Wednesdaybefore the meet (no changes after that date). All team members will be required to sign waiver.

Waiver: In consideration of your accepting my entry in this meet, I wave my right to sue Greater Philadelphia Track Club, Germantown Academy, USA Track & Field, and any

and all organizations and individuals associated with this meet for any injuries, damages, and losses I may sustain in connection with said meet. This waiver binds my heirs, administrators, and assigns, as well as me. I authorize meet personnel and their agents permission to request emergency medical treatment or care as necessary to insure my

well-being. I acknowledge that my entry fee is nonrefundable, and that my failure to comply with the rules of competition as set by USATF will result in my disqualification.

I issue permission to use my name/image for publicity in print/video. I also issue permission for the release of my email address to Advanced Sports Chiropractic,

the meet’s title sponsor.

Signed (if under 18, parent/guardian): ______Date: ______




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Advanced Sports Chiropractic () is a sports injury clinic focusing on the treatment and prevention of injuries related to endurance sports. Using techniques on the cutting edge of medical science, they have experience with IT band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, hamstring injuries, runner's knee, Achilles injuries, bursitis and many other conditions. Advanced Sports Chiropractic has treated runners of all ages and abilities, including Catherine Ndereba, 4-time Boston Marathon Champion. Their staff will attend the pentathlon and offer complimentary stretching, muscle/soft tissue work, chiropractic, injury evaluations, etc. to the runners throughout the meet.